Our advice, tools and resources will help you get your business ready for GC2018.
Our Get Set for the Games Business Guide will help you with every step of your Games time planning.
Get Set for the Games Business Guide (PDF 2MB)
See how other businesses are getting set for the Games already with these case studies:
ANZ case study (PDF 915KB)
Burleigh Bears case study (PDF 655KB)
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary case study (PDF 1.8MB)
DHL Holdings case study (PDF 676KB)
Department of Education and Training case study (PDF 518KB)
Department of Human Services case study (PDF 515KB)
Feros Care case study (PDF 1.4MB)
Frizelle case study (PDF 930KB)
Mantra On View case study (PDF 1.1MB)
Ridgeway Group case study (PDF 1.5MB)
Strike Bowling case study (PDF 967KB)
Triple M Holdings case study (PDF 789KB)
Travel Action Plan
Download a Travel Action Plan template and start your planning.
Staff Travel Survey
Encourage your staff to complete this short five minute Get Set for the Games Staff Travel Survey, so you can plan ahead and support their travel plans in preparation for the Games.
Changes to your local area
Our top tips for keeping your business moving during GC2018.
Stay up-to-date with the latest developments impacting businesses around GC2018:
The countdown is on – is your business ready? (October 2017)
Helping you with your Games time travel planning (November 2017)
What’s happening in your area during the Games? (December 2017)
It’s not too late to start your planning (February 2018)
New range of industry workshops just released (February 2018)
Get set to bust some Games time myths (March 2018)
Help! I don’t have a plan for the Games (March 2018)
The important role of a Games Travel Champion (March 2018)
Important impacts to freight during the Games (March 2018)
Download our factsheets for helpful advice and tips to get your business ready for the Games.
Get set to cycle
Download our poster or brochure here, or find out about our range of helpful cycling workshops on our Events & Workshops page.
City Guide to the Games
Your guide to what’s on and how to get around during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Download City Guide to the Games (PDF 2.3MB) - helping you with every step of your Games time planning.
This booklet is being distributed City-wide to give the community a guide to what’s on and how they can get around during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Next month, we get the chance to all be involved in this once in a lifetime event, experience the GC2018 atmosphere, the sporting events, the Festival 2018 entertainment and extend a warm welcome to our athletes and visitors. Support and involvement from the community is essential to make GC2018 an international success, and a legacy for our city in the years to come.
Details about changes around the City are included in this Guide to help the community plan ahead and Get Set to make the most out of the biggest event their City has ever seen.
Download City Guide to the Games Chinese version (PDF 3.28 MB)
Download City Guide to the Games Japanese version (PDF 4.76 MB)
Download City Guide to the Games Korean version (PDF 5.86 MB)
Download City Guide to the Games Spanish version (PDF 4.51 MB)
Carpooling sign-up sheet
Personalised transport services
Personalised transport services will play an important role during GC2018, with 11 days of world class sporting competition on our doorstep. To Get Set for this exciting event, dedicated passenger pick-up and drop-off zones are being established across the Gold Coast for:
- booked hire services (including Uber and Go Catch)
If you are an operator for one of the above services, visit the Personalised transport services page for locations of GC2018 passenger pick-up and drop-off zones as well as changes to existing zones.
If you are going to the Games or Festival 2018 and are considering using a personalised transport service, visit the On-demand transport page for more information.